Two Drive, USB 3.0
"From creative pros and expert consumers to everyday content creators - people with large amounts of data will find My Book Duo thefastand reliable way to offload content from their computers, organize it in a single location and protect it with backups, passwords and encryption," said
My Book Duo's dual-drive design offers superior performance with USB 3.0 connection to enable transfer speeds up to 290 MB/s. Optimized for small RAID environments, the integrated WD Red hard drives with true hardware RAID increase performance and reduce data bottlenecks.Preconfigured in RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) 0 for maximum performance and capacity, My Book Duo offers users the flexibility to take advantage of mirror mode (RAID 1) for ultimate data protection or use JBOD configuration to use the drives individually. In mirror mode (RAID 1) the drives continuously maintains a second copy of all digital files for real-time data backup2. One drive is used to store the user's data while the second drive is used for a duplicate copy. In the unlikely event that one drive fails, all of the user's data is still available from the other drive.
Complete Backup Protection
My Book Duo offers total data protection with local, cloud and system-level backup available through WD Smartware Pro backup software and
Hardware & Software Security
In addition to the performance benefits of hardware RAID, My Book Duo is engineered with optimum security in mind. My Book Duo has 256-bit AES hardware encryption and password protection to provide ultimate hardware and software security.
My Book Duo Features
My Book Duo is designed with a convenient user-serviceable enclosure and a handy USB hub on the back of the device which allows for connection of mobile phones, tablets and more for charging or data transfer, or to help de-clutter the workstation area. Additional features include:
Interface: USB 3.0 (x2)
Drives on board: WD Red NAS hard drives
Available capacities: 4 TB, 6 TB and 8 TB
Data management: RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD; independent CPU for RAID volume management
Security: Hardware RAID, Hardware Encryption, Password Protection
Compatibility: NTFS (default) + Reformat to HFS + J for Mac
Software: WD SmartWare Pro, Dropbox TM Cloud integration,
Warranty: 2-Year worldwide
Price and Availability
Available at select U.S. retailers and online at www.wdstore.com, My Book Duo comes with a two-year limited worldwide warranty. Pricing for My Book Duo is
1 As used for storage capacity, one megabyte (MB) = one million bytes, one gigabyte (GB) = one billion bytes, and one terabyte (TB) = one trillion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment.
2 1 System is shipped in RAID 1 configuration, which leaves half of the system capacity available for data storage. System is configurable to RAID 0; JBOD or spanned, which leaves all system capacity available for data storage. Up to 0.1TB may be reserved for non-user accessible storage.
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